There is a gigantic list of reasons why you should not be using Internet Explorer, no matter which version it is.
The latest exploit, which is now acknowledged publicly by Microsoft itself, is targeting users using IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8. Mainly anyone who still uses Windows XP and lower.
Now this is not to say that you have no options here. While Win XP users have no option to upgrade to IE 9 or IE 10 (something you shouldn’t want to do anyways, you are free to download and use Mozilla Firefox for free.
If you don’t mind exploring the Internet and viewing websites at 25% of their functionality, then stick with Internet Explorer. If you prefer a much more compatible, enjoyable and SECURE web experience, than please, by all means, download and begin using Mozilla Firefox immediately. It’s free, it’s smart to do and you’ll gain so much more for it.
To learn more about the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer issue, please click this link (you’ll be brought to cNet):